Welcome to Devine & Co
Devine & Co (formerly Ahern & Co.) is a long established firm of Chartered Accountants, Auditors and Tax Advisors based in Boyle, County Roscommon. We have a broad client base and we provide services to clients all over Ireland.
We take a genuine interest in our clients businesses, understanding their goals and helping them avail of any potential opportunities, minimise risk, while satisfying all legal and Revenue obligations. We believe in developing strong relationships with our clients and we aim to meet their needs in a responsive, effective and efficient manner. As a start to building a business relationship we have set out “Who are We”, so that you can get to know us and see how we have built our clients’ trust, and “Who are You” to help identify the areas we can help you with.
Brexit pensions saved after deal between...February 21, 2019
The governments of Ireland and Britain have guaranteed the continued payment of state pensions, child benefit and other social welfare payments in the event of the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal. Thousands of people living here get pensions and other payments from Britain, while Ireland also pays people who live in […]Read More...
Surge in companies looking for clearance for...February 21, 2019
There’s been a surge in the number of companies here applying to Revenue to get the necessary documentation for trading with UK firms following Brexit. Revenue said over three times more companies applied in the month of February than in January for Economic Operators Registration and Identification (EORI) numbers. The EORI is the minimum requirement […]Read More...
Irish SMEs paying more for loans than EU...February 21, 2019
Irish small and medium enterprises (SMEs) pay on average three percentage points more interest on loans than the European Union average on amounts up to €250,000. The introduction of Government-backed risk-sharing schemes, such as the Brexit Loan Scheme (where interest is capped at 4pc), are helping to address the difference, according to the Strategic Banking […]Read More...
How much will you pay? – Charlie...February 20, 2019
BANKS are back to their old trick of increasing the charges for running a current account. Both Permanent TSB and Ulster Bank have angered customers by announcing changes that will mean more people will get caught paying fees. Remember, switching banks is actually a relatively easy process due to The Central Bank’s Switching Code. This […]Read More...
An Post plans nationwide network of parcel...February 20, 2019
An Post is advancing plans for a nationwide network of self-service parcel locker stations to enable customers more conveniently access online deliveries and make returns. It will put it in competition with existing providers, including Parcel Motel, the service that is part of Nightline. That group was acquired by UPS in 2017. An Post said […]Read More...
50,500 more people at work as unemployment...February 20, 2019
There are 50,500 more people at work as unemployment plummeted by over 10pc in the last year. The numbers employed rose by just over 2pc or 50,500 people. This pushed the total number of people at work to 2.28 million. The numbers unemployed fell by 15,200 or 10.5pc to 128,800 last year, according to the […]Read More...
45% of all properties bought with cash or...February 19, 2019
A new consumer monitor shows that 45% of all the properties sold last year were bought with cash or savings. The latest quarterly Consumer Market Monitor, from the Marketing Institute of Ireland and UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, shows that 55,000 homes were purchased in 2018, an increase of 8% on 2017. The monitor […]Read More...
Revealed: Almost half of properties sold...February 19, 2019
Approximately 45pc of all properties sold in 2018 were paid for with cash or savings. This is similar to the level of cash purchases made during the recession years of 2009-2013, when mortgage approvals were at an all-time low. Overall and growth in the property market remained “sluggish” in 2018, despite a high demand for […]Read More...